Provides engineering support of highly technical and advanced manufacturing processes typically requiring specialized qualifications, knowledge and/or skill. Performs project management and design, development, evaluation, and quality control functions on highly complex engineering projects, regularly offering innovative solutions to significant technical problems. Applies mathematical, physical science, and advanced engineering technologies in accomplishing engineering objectives. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments. Recognized authority within area of expertise with wide versatility of experience and capability.
Performs project planning and manages project resources, including multiple individuals and disciplines, to achieve quality, delivery, and cost objectives.
Conducts research and development experiments to resolve complex engineering and quality problems involving highly technical, scientific methods.
Writes technical reports on results and conclusions drawn from experiments conducted and incorporates findings in formal specifications.
Translates design agency concepts into production items by coordinating the activities of engineering, quality, manufacturing, and related organizations.
Estimates set-up times, flowtimes, costs of production and acceptance equipment, and compiles cost estimates and delivery quotations, monitors performance, and prepares reports, statistics, and recommendations for management review.
Participates in establishing operating procedures on new products and components.
Defines and recommends new designs, design changes, and alternate designs of instruments, and test equipment, and orders tooling, gaging, and equipment necessary to assure product quality.
Plans and performs engineering testing and development programs and uses advanced statistical and scientific methods to address and resolve critical engineering and production problems to assure product manufacturability/inspectability.
Originates, refines, and releases complex manufacturing or inspection work directions.
Determines acceptability of processes and materials in conjunction with customers, design agency and other affected organizations.
Interacts with customers, design agency and/or supplier counterparts to resolve moderate to complex design, development, production and acceptance issues.
Based on research, applies, develops and recommends innovative methodologies and technologies which are equal to the industry’s state of the art to resolve processing, inspection and design problems.
Provides technical consultation to management and others, and leads technical project teams.
Responsible for work that may involve longer range and/or complex business objectives in field of expertise.
Evaluates and implements innovations and technological advances that improve quality, reduce flowtime, improve productivity, and enhance operational surety.
Performs highly complex calibration and measurement services, recommends changes in calibration procedures to improve services, and solves special measurement problems.
Leads, trains and mentors Engineer I and II on various test processes and procedures.
May perform other duties as required.
Conducts activities in a safe and healthy manner and works in accordance with established HS&E requirements to ensure the protection of employees, the public, and the environment. Takes actions necessary to “stop” work when an unsafe condition or action is identified. Every employee has the right and responsibility to stop work when unsafe conditions or actions are identified.
Six or more years of relevant experience in engineering of products or processes or comparable related technical activities, including application of advanced engineering principles and technology related to highly complex technical assignments. Demonstrated experience in project leadership.
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited Engineering program, or a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from an accredited program.
A broad knowledge of manufacturing or quality processes and techniques. Ability to apply advanced design, development, evaluation, and quality control techniques to highly complex engineering concepts and projects.
Ability to work without supervision, with latitude for independent action and decision making. Ability to provide technical guidance, project management, consultative services, and innovative solutions.
Location: 6700 W 115th St, Overland Park, KS 66211 USA
Must have or be eligible for a security clearance due to contractual requirements.
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